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    September 28: Shameless Magazine Launch Party + Skillshare

    September 24th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    Shameless magazine is holding a launch party and skillshare for the new sports issue! Come to an all ages party at to see some great bands from Girls Rock Camp - Pins and Needles, City Sailors, and Brighid Fry - as well as readers from Toronto Street Writers!! We’ll also have food from Urban Herbivore! $5 admission (comes with a free issue of the magazine!) Saturday, September 28 4 pm The Academy of the Impossible 231 Wallace Ave Toronto, Ontario M6H 1V5 This venue … READ MORE

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    Take Back the Night 2013: Honouring and Reclaiming Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples

    September 10th, 2013     by deb singh     Comments

    Take Back the Night 2013 Honouring and Reclaiming Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples Saturday September 21st, 2013 Central Neighbourhood House (349 Ontario St., Toronto) Community Fair 4pm Rally 6pm March 8pm Read our Statement of Solidarity at takebackthenighttoronto.com Honouring and Reclaiming Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples This year’s theme speaks to the experiences of Turtle Islands original people and the (sexual) violence Indigenous women and 2-Spirit People still face today as part of the ongoing colonization of this land. We are all responsible for … READ MORE

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    Culture Days = Feminist Art Collage Party

    September 10th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Where: Hosted by Walnut Contemporary, 201 Niagara Street (entrance along the side) ** please note this is not an accessible venue ** What: An interactive art gathering inspired by feminism Who: Organized by the FAC Committee with a performance by Helene Vosters When: Sunday September 29th, 1:00pm Feminist Art Conference (FAC) Does Culture Days with a Feminist Collage Art Party FAC is very excited to be included among more than 7,000 free activities that are registered to take … READ MORE

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    Illuminate: Celebration of Muslim Women Art

    August 26th, 2013     by Jennifer Marston     Comments

    Hosted by Outburst! Young Muslim Women Project, Speak Sudan, and the Truth and Dare Project, on Thursday, September 19, 2013 head down to the YWCA Elm Centre (87 Elm Street, Toronto, ON) for a night of celebrating Muslim Women Art. Space is wheelchair accessible This is a FREE event. Showcasing poetry, spoken word, dance by Muslim women including: Faduma Gere Fowzia Duale Virtue Hawa Abdullah Kanwal Rahim Miriam Farooqi Raazia Rafeek & Sidrah Khatoon Rua El-kasheef Shehzeen Shehnaz Timaj Garadag AND MORE! Funded by: ArtReach Toronto, Canadian Women’s … READ MORE

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    Toronto: REQUIEM FOR A DREAM - A HALLOWEEN DRAG MUSICAL

    July 15th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    The Drag Musical Collective and Asian Arts Freedom School Presents…. Fog Machine On. CHECK Airy Voice. CHECK Too Much Fog. Fog Machine Off. CHECK ‘I am your worst fears. I am your greatest fantasy. Do you dream with your ancestors? Can you honor memories in your dreams? Can you imagine family, community or belonging? What are your nightmares? What is a sweet dream? Desirability, Sexuality and Love. Come Dream With Us!’ REQUIEM FOR A DREAM - A HALLOWEEN DRAG MUSICAL CHECK Interested in exploring theatre, song … READ MORE

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    Shameless yard sale! Saturday, July 20!

    July 7th, 2013     by Team Shameless     Comments

    If you live in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), join us on Saturday, July 20th for our fabulous annual yard sale. Come by starting at 10am and stay all day! 862 College St, Toronto (College and Concord). This year, in addition to the amazing items we have for sale, we will also have live music and cold drinks. It’s more than just a yard sale, it’s a summer event! All proceeds from the yard sale … READ MORE

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    TORONTO QUEER ZINE FAIR: Now accepting applications

    July 7th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    MISSION STATEMENT Toronto Queer Zine Fair seeks to make space for traditionally marginalized voices in the zine community. While accepting applications from all self-identified queer/trans* folks, TQZF chooses to prioritize the voices of trans women, trans women of colour, queer people of colour, indigenous/two-spirited folks, and non-binary folks. Toronto Queer Zine Fair is an alternative zine fair focusing on the radical and political history/philosophy of zines and giving a platform to those often under-represented in zine … READ MORE

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    Toronto event: Margin of Eras

    July 4th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    [Press release] Underground arts funders launch group exhibition in abandoned convenience store Opening event: July 12 7 p.m. to midnight 1181 Queen Street West, Toronto Exhibition runs July 12 - July 27 (Wednesday to Sunday, 12 -7 p.m.) Toronto - CUE is a radical arts initiative dedicated to funding and supporting emerging artists who live and work on the margins in Toronto. Margin of Eras marks CUE’s 3rd annual group show, where artwork funded over the past year will be exhibited. … READ MORE

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    Event: A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in celebration of Mad Pride in Hamilton

    June 24th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    The Mad Hatter and the Mad Pride Hamilton Organizing Committee cordially invite you and your friends to tea. What: A Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in celebration of Mad Pride in Hamilton When: Saturday, July 27th from 1-5pm (tea at 1, open mic starts at 2) Where: First Pilgrim United Church / 200 Main Street East, Hamilton (wheelchair accessible) Who: All Mad people, consumer/survivors, people with lived experience or labeled with ‘mental illness’, those who experience distress/visions/voices/alternative realities/extreme states, and friends/supporters Cost: … READ MORE

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    Rainbow Camp! July 14-19, 2013

    June 12th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    A Camp for LGBTQ & Allied Youth ages 13-17 July 14th - 19th, 2013 Rainbow Camp is a one-week camp for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning, and allied (LGBTQA) youth, their siblings and children in Queer families. Rainbow Camp is committed to developing a camp community which honours creativity, individual choice, and social justice while having fun! Rainbow Camp provides opportunities for campers to make new friends and develop skills through traditional camp programming and innovative … READ MORE

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    Submit to Mad Pride Hamilton zine!

    May 30th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Are you a: -mental health consumer/survivor -person with lived experience -person who has been labelled with a “mental illness” -Mad person Do you live, work, study, use services, or spend time in Hamilton? Submit to our Mad Pride Hamilton zine! Advice, Artwork, Blog Posts, Comics, Emails, How You Celebrate, Letters, Lyrics, Photographs, Pictures, Poetry, Questions, Rants, Recommendations, Resources, Short Stories, Sketches, Tips, Visions, Wellness Tools, What Needs to Change, What You’re Proud Of, What You’ve Learned, What You Want to Know, Wish … READ MORE

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    SUPER TRANS POWER WARRIORS: zine, dinner and show

    May 21st, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Super Trans Powers presents: SUPER TRANS POWER WARRIORS. a zine made for and by trans youth in Toronto. A zine of comics, writing, and art about us and our lives. We would like to invite you to dinner and show on June 12th, 2013 at the Sherbourne Health Centre in the Grandball Room (Second Floor) at 6pm. Come and join us for a meal and performances from the creative minds behind the zine. Contributors will be reading or showing their … READ MORE

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    Toronto event: She Said Boom! Feminist Zine-Making Symposium

    April 22nd, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    She Said Boom! Feminist Zine-Making Symposium 3-day event featuring GB JONES and CAROLINE AZAR of FIFTH COLUMN. :::SCHEDULE OF EVENTS::: ::FILM SCREENING:: SHE SAID BOOM: THE STORY OF FIFTH COLUMN Thursday April 25th 7-9pm Koffler House at 569 Spadina Avenue Admission is $12/person at the door Full-length film screening followed by a Q and A with Director Kevin Hegge // Canada 2012 // 66 min ::KEYNOTE TALK:: CAROLINE AZAR AND GB JONES ON FEMINISM AND ZINE-MAKING IN 1980s & 1990s TORONTO Friday April 26th 7-9pm PWYC Koffler … READ MORE

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    Toronto event: AGO National Youth Arts Week Launch Party

    April 22nd, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    The AGO wants you to be a part of the largest annual youth-led celebration of creative expression in Canada by joining us at our National Youth Arts Week Launch Party! May 1, 2013 4-6 pm Free After Three skateboard-building workshops 6-8 pm Youth Dialogue featuring Rt. Hon. Michaelle Jean & Jean-Daniel Lafond, Co-Founders & Co-Chairs of the Michaelle Jean Foundation 8-10 pm Launch Party! Free and open to everyone. Refreshments and fun provided! Come get connected! Check out great activities and … READ MORE

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    Theatre of the Oppressed: A Basic Skills Workshop

    April 11th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Theatre of the Oppressed: A Basic Skills Workshop Wednesday May 8, 6 pm - 8 pm $10 /PWYC Academy of the Impossible, 231 Wallace Avenue Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/514643891902456/ This school of theatre conceived and popularized by Augusto Boal, has had a life of its own in India for the past four decades. The workshop will provide skills in basic theatre of the oppressed techniques. This will involve working with voice, body and improvisation. This school of theatre, based on … READ MORE

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    FREE! Art of writing - Creative Writing Workshops for Women (Toronto)

    April 5th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Have you always wanted to write? Do you sometimes wish you could put some words that you think of on paper? How would you like to write beautiful words in your language and in English? Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto (NEW) is pleased to offer creative writing workshops for newcomer women on Saturday mornings, starting April 20th, 2013. Taught by Dr. Althea Prince, who has published 9 books including In the Black (2012), this 9-week program provides women a supportive … READ MORE

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    Rock Camp for Girls - Montreal

    April 2nd, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Celebrate Rock Camp for Girls Montreal’s Fifth Anniversary with Us! Through its five years of existence, Rock Camp for Girls Montreal has been entirely self-funded and volunteer-run. Rock Camp for Girls Montreal has grown from its first year of 18 campers and 20 volunteers to an established community presence that puts on a Showcase Concert attended by hundreds of community members every year. Rock Camp for Girls Montreal is now accepting applications for Summer 2013! Camp will … READ MORE

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    Call for Submissions to Mad Pride Toronto 2013

    April 2nd, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Call for Submissions to Mad Pride Toronto 2013 - PLEASE SHARE WIDELY Monday, July 8 to Sunday, July 14 www.madprideto.com Mad Pride is an arts, culture, and heritage festival created by psychiatric survivors, consumers, mad people, folks the world has labeled “mentally ill”, and those in solidarity with us. Mad Pride is about: * remembering and participating in mad history * challenging discrimination * advocating for rights * affirming mad identities * developing and empowering mad communities * having fun! Our lives and contributions are valuable … READ MORE

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    love takes the worry out of being close: public assemblies in bed with queers

    March 22nd, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Reena Katz’s love takes the worry out of being close: public assemblies in bed with queers converts Harbourfront’s Studio Theatre into a free, public hotel suite. Bed-Ins: April 9 - 12, 9am - 9pm - FREE Final Presentation and Discussion: April 13, 8pm - 10pm - $10/$12 Harbourfront Studio Theatre, York Quay Centre, Main Floor HATCH opens its 2013 Season with sound and performance artist Reena Katz’s fabulous reimagining of Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s iconic Bed-in for Peace. … READ MORE

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    Toronto event: “EDUCATION, LIBERATION, ACTION!” Forum on Education and Equity

    March 18th, 2013     by Julia Horel     Comments

    Organized by University of Toronto’s Transitional Year Programme Students and Alumni Over the last forty-three years, the Transitional Year Programme (TYP) has offered applicants a full-time access program uniquely geared towards historically underrepresented experiences, while also offering students with a chance to gain entry into the University of Toronto Undergraduate Faculty of Arts and Science. In an age of austerity and cutbacks to similar programming, TYP has remained steadfast in the delivery of an academic bridging … READ MORE

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